Eric Schmidt Keynote At MWC 2012
March 1, 2012
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11:20 "If you connect people with information, they will change the world."
12:03 "The future offers only the limits of what science can deliver and society deems ethical."
12:25 "We can look forward to a future of essentially unlimited speed, and unlimited processing power."
13:10 "We're beginning to see science fiction become a reality."
14:01 "These technological advances will redefine the way we live and interact with each other."
14:12 "In the future you'll be able to dispatch a robot to each venue allowing you to experience both events."
17:03 "The Web will be everything, but it will also be nothing. Like electricity - always there."
20:10 "Developers are the engineers of human freedom."
21:14 "The web is a network of minds that is evolving into a collective intelligence and a global consciousness."
21:34 "It is the web that unites us in sentiment and action."
22:00 "For many people, the web is still a scarce resource."
23:50 "The smartphone revolution will be universal."
25:45 "Smartphones don't have to talk to a central hub. They can just talk to each other."
26:15 "Mesh networks are a stepping stone for getting communities connected."
26:40 "Anyone with a solar collector could have a server and build a local network."
27:20 "Even modest amounts of connectivity changes lives."
29:45 "Technology is a leveler - the weak will be made strong and those with nothing with have something."
30:30 "Some governments are trying to restrict access to the Web. I think these efforts will fail because the internet is like water."
31:15 "We need to act now to avoid the rise of a new digital caste system."
31:50 "Every human being is blessed with creativity, imagination, and the capacity for innovation, regardless of where we come from."
32:00 "We can create a global community of equals."
32:30 "Let us commit ourselves to building a world where everyone has a chance to be connected and to enjoy a future of greater freedom and opportunity for all."
37:00 "The openness and interoperability that possible on the internet is one of the greatest achievements of mankind."
37:00 "Be very, very careful about moves that seem logical but have the effect of balkanizing the internet. You. Will. Regret. It."
39:40 "Anything that gets people more connected and more online is good. Anything that excludes people is bad."
42:30 "If you have to regulate something, regulate an outcome, not a technology."